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mutely (adv.)

"silently, without words or sounds," 1620s, from mute (adj.) + -ly (2).

updated on March 28, 2019

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Definitions of mutely from WordNet

mutely (adv.)
without speaking;
he sat mutely next to her
Synonyms: wordlessly / silently / taciturnly
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